Awards & Winners

G. V. Iyer

Date of Birth 03-September-1917
Place of Birth Nanjangud
(India, Karnataka)
Nationality India
Also know as Ganapathy Venkataramana Iyer, Kannada Bheeshma, Barefoot Director, The Barefoot Director, बेयरफुट डायरेक्टर, द बेयरफुट डायरेक्टर, गणपथि वेंकटरामन आईयर, कन्नड़ भीष्मा
Profession Actor, Film Director, Screenwriter
Ganapathi Venkatrama Iyer was a well known Indian film director and actor. He was nicknamed "Kannada Bheeshma", and was the only person who made movies in Sanskrit, Adi Shankaracharya and which won four National Film Award, including Best Film, Best Screenplay, Best Cinematography and Best Audiography. His films were well known for their spiritual themes. He was born in 1917 in Nanjanagud in Mysore district of Karnataka state in South India. His most critically acclaimed film was Bhagavad Gita, which won the National Film Award for Best Feature Film and was nominated for Best Film at the Bogotá Film Festival.

Awards by G. V. Iyer

Check all the awards nominated and won by G. V. Iyer.



Filmfare Award for Best Film – Kannada
Honored for : Vamsha Vriksha